Taxation Law and Practice


The course aims to provide you with a sound understanding of the principles of taxation in relation to income tax for individuals and trading entities. The course will further develop legal skills in reading, understanding and applying complex and dynamic legislation, case materials and taxation rulings. This involves development of the your ability to analyse legal problems and to express ideas in a precise manner. These skills, together with the appropriate legal knowledge are essential for accountants and other business professionals. While aspects of legal knowledge are continually changing, the development of generic skills and will enable such business professionals to keep abreast of changes in the law and be in a position to provide appropriate advice. This course emphasises presentation and research skills combined with formulation of arguments based on legal principle. In these respects, the course plays a vital role in professional development of accountants and other professionals such as financial planners.

More information


Required Prior Study 013863 - Business Law

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil and notebook.



Additional notes



Printable course flyer

Available course dates

Semester 2

Course code Campus Undergrad or Postgrad Approval Required Credit Points Local fee International fee
LAW2471 City PGRD Yes 12 $3720.00 $3720.00


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